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Luxury Art Gallery on the Moon Makes Us Ponder the Humanitarian Crisis Here on Earth and How Help May Come Via NFTs

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 2:32pm

NEW YORK, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- GCG, NFT consultants and incubator, proudly announces the NFT Gallery drop "The Museum of Earthly Delights" the first luxury NFT art gallery on the moon.

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  • NEW YORK, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- GCG, NFT consultants and incubator, proudly announces the NFT Gallery drop "The Museum of Earthly Delights" the first luxury NFT art gallery on the moon.
  • "The Museum of Earthly Delights" NFT is a spectacular and convincing art experience.
  • Pimptronot's "The Museum of Earthly Delights" is the first luxury NFT art gallery on the moon.
  • Pimptronot recently released his humanitarian NFT 'Salvator Mundi' (Savior of the World) to attract a buyer to help the homeless in NYC.

Minister Guilbeault Announces Appointment of Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Canadian Museum of History

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 6:00pm

GATINEAU, QC, July 22, 2021 /CNW/ - The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced today the appointment of Narmin Ismail-Teja of Calgary as Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Canadian Museum of History for a three-year term, effective June 20, 2021.

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  • GATINEAU, QC, July 22, 2021 /CNW/ - The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced today the appointment of Narmin Ismail-Teja of Calgary as Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Canadian Museum of History for a three-year term, effective June 20, 2021.
  • She has experience in governance and strategic planning, as well as in-depth consulting, training and facilitating experience in diversity and inclusion.
  • "I am very pleased to welcome Narmin Ismail-Teja to the role of Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Canadian Museum of History.
  • Carole Beaulieu, Chair of the Board of Trustees, Canadian Museum of History
    National museums are governed by the Museums Act, which was passed into law in 1990.

Blackbaud Launches Payment Terminal Solution for Arts and Cultural Organizations

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

With Payment Terminal, Blackbaud Altru customers are able to leverage card readers that have EMV technology , which enables secure payments by encrypting transactions and reducing fraud.

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  • With Payment Terminal, Blackbaud Altru customers are able to leverage card readers that have EMV technology , which enables secure payments by encrypting transactions and reducing fraud.
  • "We have seen amazing success with clients in our early access program for Payment Terminal, and I'm thrilled to see our full breadth of Blackbaud Altru clients be able to leverage this crucial capability," said Dale Strange, president and general manager, Arts and Cultural Solutions, Blackbaud.
  • Payment Terminal will allow arts and cultural organizations, like museums and zoos, to:
    Accept contactless payments via credit cards with embedded chips, as well as "tap to pay" technologies like Apple Pay and Google Pay
    "Throughout COVID-19, health and safety has been a top priority.
  • The Blackbaud team helped us get Payment Terminal up and running, and it is working amazingly.

Maryland's College Park Aviation Museum Presents Latinas in Aviation Global Festival Oct. 2; Museum's Field of Firsts honors Hispanic women in aviation industry

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

Partnering up with College Park Aviation Museum to bring the first-ever Latinas in Aviation Global Festival with the largest gathering of Latinas in the industry, is truly an honor.

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  • Partnering up with College Park Aviation Museum to bring the first-ever Latinas in Aviation Global Festival with the largest gathering of Latinas in the industry, is truly an honor.
  • College Park Aviation Museum Director Kevin Cabrera is proud to showcase these Latinas' soaring achievements thanks to Ruiz.
  • "I am so excited that College Park Aviation Museum will add to the field of firsts legacy at College Park Airport," he said.
  • Contact College Park Aviation Museum Director Kevin Cabrera at Kevin.Cabrera@pgparks.com or College Park Aviation Museum Public Program Manager Jamie Jones at Jamie.Jones@pgparks.com .

TOOTRiS CEO Alessandra Lezama Joins San Diego Children's Discovery Museum Board to Help Fuel STREAM Initiative

Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 4:15pm

SAN DIEGO, July 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Diego Children's Discovery Museum has named TOOTRiS CEO Alessandra Lezama to its Board of Directors to help the nonprofit fulfill its mission to promote fluency in science, technology, reading, engineering, art, and math (STREAM) among young learners.

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  • SAN DIEGO, July 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Diego Children's Discovery Museum has named TOOTRiS CEO Alessandra Lezama to its Board of Directors to help the nonprofit fulfill its mission to promote fluency in science, technology, reading, engineering, art, and math (STREAM) among young learners.
  • While STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) has been at the forefront of education to prepare the future workforce, the San Diego Children's Discovery Museum is focusing more broadly on STREAM contenttoserve a broader need in the community.
  • "I am honored to join the San Diego Children's Discovery Museum Board and support its mission to make sure every childhas an opportunity toblossom and succeed."
  • Lezama, a seasoned technology executive,joins a Board of Directors that includes local business leaders and entrepreneurs who serve asadvocates and ambassadors for the Museum.

Government of Canada Continues to Support Heritage Organizations and Access to Canada's Heritage Collections

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 5:16pm

The government will continue to support this shift to increase access to Canada's heritage and digital collections for Canadians across the country.

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  • The government will continue to support this shift to increase access to Canada's heritage and digital collections for Canadians across the country.
  • It builds on the $53 million provided by the government as part of the COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Heritage Organizations in support to organizations with heritage collections.
  • In addition, the Government of Canada is also investing $23 million over three years to help museums across the country digitize information and collections.
  • That is why the government continues to support the Young Canada Works (YCW) Heritage program.

The Apollo del Belvedere in the Octagonal Courtyard of the Vatican Museums Received Grant Funding from the Bank of America Art Conservation Project to Support its Restoration and the Mission of the Patrons of the Arts

Monday, June 28, 2021 - 1:00pm

The Apollo del Belvedere is among 23 other major art restoration projects that have been selected for grant funding for the Bank of America Art ConservationProject.

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  • The Apollo del Belvedere is among 23 other major art restoration projects that have been selected for grant funding for the Bank of America Art ConservationProject.
  • TheItalian and International Chapter of the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums assisted in securing support from the Bank of America Art Conservation Project grant.
  • said Sabrina Zappia, President, Italian & International Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums.
  • The philanthropic support of the Bank of America Art Conservation Project will also be vital as the Vatican Museums recover from the pandemic.

Flexjet To Gift $1 Million To Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum

Monday, June 21, 2021 - 3:44pm

In a show of support for the nations most prestigious museum focused on all aspects of aviation, Flexjet today announced a $1 million gift to the Smithsonians National Air and Space Museum .

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  • In a show of support for the nations most prestigious museum focused on all aspects of aviation, Flexjet today announced a $1 million gift to the Smithsonians National Air and Space Museum .
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210621005561/en/
    Flexjet announced a $1 million gift to the Smithsonians National Air and Space Museum.
  • The Thomas W. Haas Foundation founded what will become the Thomas W. Haas We All Fly gallery with a $10 million gift.
  • The National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., is located at Sixth Street and Independence Avenue S.W.

Emotions at Play with Pixar’s Inside Out Makes World Premiere at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh’s Grand Reopening

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 2:01pm

Pittsburgh, June 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Emotions at Play with Pixars Inside Out, the first interactive exhibit based on Disney and Pixars hit animated feature Inside Out, makes its world premiere on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at Childrens Museum of Pittsburgh.

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  • Pittsburgh, June 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Emotions at Play with Pixars Inside Out, the first interactive exhibit based on Disney and Pixars hit animated feature Inside Out, makes its world premiere on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at Childrens Museum of Pittsburgh.
  • Our partnership with Pixar and its animated film Inside Out helps the Children's Museum expand its innovative museum experiences that focuson social and emotional learning, says Jane Werner, Executive Director of Childrens Museum of Pittsburgh.
  • Emotions at Play with Pixars Inside Out will be open for play at Childrens Museum of Pittsburgh through January 9, 2022, and begin its tour to museums and libraries across the country in late January 2022.
  • The exhibits premiere date, June 12, also marks the Childrens Museums grand reopening after its closure due to the COVID pandemic.

Boston Children's Museum Launches Special Summer of Play 2021

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 1:30pm

BOSTON , June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Boston Children's Museum has launched a special Summer of Play initiative that will help families rediscover the joy and wonder of play that was so curtailed during the last year due to pandemic related restrictions.

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  • BOSTON , June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Boston Children's Museum has launched a special Summer of Play initiative that will help families rediscover the joy and wonder of play that was so curtailed during the last year due to pandemic related restrictions.
  • "The Summer of Play initiative is meant to emphasize the importance of play for the healthy development of children," said Carole Charnow, President and CEO of the Museum.
  • The Museum will offer a full calendar of activities throughout the summer that will incorporate hands-on making, creating, exploring, and playing both inside and outside the Museum.
  • Boston Children's Museum continues to maintain the highest standards for ensuring a safe and playful experience for staff and visitors.